For anyone who has fought in war... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • nate
    • 16.11.09 | 03:38 (IST)

    it takes great discipline to not become dehumanized in war. To see one's enemy as equal and not inferior. To not let war dehumanize oneself.... All these things the Greeks saw clearly. If one sees with what admiration the Greeks saw the Trojans, how Aeschylus saw the humanity in the Persians....etc etc... a much more "civilized" time...for warfare that is...

    from the article: IDF Chief Rabbi: Troops who show mercy to enemy will be 'damned'
    First published 01:04 15.11.09 | Last updated 19:24 15.11.09
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